If you are looking for a healthy, low carb dinner, try this easy baked salmon sheet pan recipe. There is also a delicious creamy lemon Asiago sauce that goes great with both the salmon and asparagus.
Preaheat oven to 400° F.
Place a piece of foil on a large baking tray or cookie sheet. Spray with cooking oil.
Rinse and dab dry the piece of salmon. Place on the cookie sheet along with the cleaned and sliced asparagus.
Spray cooking spray all over the salmon and asparagus. You can also use olive oil but this is easier.
Generously sprinkle salt and pepper over both the asparagus and salmon. Bake for 20 minutes. Salmon should be nice and flaky.
While the fish is baking make the sauce.
In a small saucepan, add the butter and garlic and cook for about a minute. The garlic will be fragrant.
Then add in the lemon juice and zest. Let cook for another minute.
Lastly add in the cheese and cream. Whisk until the cheese is melted. Use immediately. Eitehr pour on fish or serve along side.
The nutritional information:
1 tablespoon of lemon asiago sauce
69 cals / 6.9g fat / 0.5g carbs / 1.1g protein = 0.5g net carbs
1 serving of both salmon and asparagus based on 6 servings total
273 cals / 7.9g fat / 1.8g carbs / 0.9g fiber / 46.2g protein = 0.9g net carbs